gopher ball

noun

Definition of gopher ball

: a pitched baseball hit for a home run

Examples of gopher ball in a Sentence

  1. a pitcher who has thrown eight gopher balls so far this year

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First Known Use of gopher ball

circa 1949

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  • baseball : a pitch that a batter hits for a home run


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